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2019 Winter Office Hours
Mon-Thu: 8:30 am - 4:30pm (mostly)
Fri: 9:00am - 2:00pm

* We try hard to be in the office between 8:30am and 4:30pm from Mon-Thu, but please call ahead to be sure!

893 West St (Rt 90)
Rockport, ME 04856


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    2018 Backyard Composting & Rain Barrel Sale


    Ordering is closed for 2018. Scroll down to request a 2019 Backyard Conservation Sale order form.

    If you placed an order, thanks! We will notify you when items are ready for pick-up at our office, usually early June.

    Knox-Lincoln SWCD Office
    893 West St (Rt 90)
    Rockport, ME 04856





    Questions? Call or email Hildy at 596-2040 or hildy@knox-lincoln.org



    Earth Machine Compost Bin

    • Converts grass, leaves & table scraps into an abundance of rich garden soil
    •  Easy, snap together assembly
    • Large 80 gallon capacity
    • 10 year warranty & Instruction Booklet 
    • Made with recycled plastic
    • Assembled dimensions - 33”x35”

           2018 price: $65 including tax  (Suggested retail $125 + tax) 




    Brooks Mill Lobster Trap Composter  
    (made in Thomaston, Maine)

    The coated wire enclosure makes up to a cubic yard of compost!

    • Its size allows it to work all year long.
    • Put grass, leaves, garden waste, and table scraps in it.
    • The cover of same material keeps pests out while allowing in rain and air circulation.
    • Put together with cable ties (zip ties) for easy disassembly.
    • Seal of approval from some of Maine’s top composting experts!

    2 sizes for 2018:

    4'x12' (4'hx4'd) with lid    $84     The original!

    3'x12' (3'hx4'd) w/o lid     $56        
    his smaller size bin is easier for us shorter folks to fill and turn-
    and a little more economical. 

    SYSTERN Rain Barrel

    • Great rain water collection for gardening
    • 55 Gallon capacity
    • Neutral color blends into any landscape
    • Made of polyethylene; up to 50% recycled
    • Built-in mosquito mesh keeps out bugs and debris
    • Overflow capability/accessories included
    • Links to another Systern Rain Barrel

     2018 price: $77 including tax  (Suggested retail $120 + tax             




    The Compost Cart 


    • 10.5 gallon (40 liter) wheeled cart for food scrap storage
    • Perfect for storing food scraps for a trip to the garden (or your friend's garden) pile or transfer station (for those of you lucky enough to have municipal composting)

     2018 price: $38 including tax    $10 off!




    Sure Close Compost Pail

      • 1.9 gallon capacity; 11 x 9.5 x 8.5  
    • Hinged, stay-open, vented lid 
    • Interlocking seal keeps out fruit flies  
    • Wide top for easy scraping

     2018 price: $12 including tax 




    Wingdigger Compost Turner and Aerator

    •  Tubular steel construction; 31” long
    • Padded handle
    • Easily lifts & mixes newer compost with more decomposed bottom layers 
    • Decreases compaction and aerates
    • It really works!

        2018 price: $25 including tax  




    REOTEMP Backyard Compost Thermometer  

    • Accurate and durable from 0 to 200 F
    • 1/4" x 20" metal stem
    • Easy to read - won't fog up!
    • Three composting temperature zones: Steady, Active, Hot
    • Composting instructions included
    • 1 yr limited warranty

    2018 price: $25 including tax

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